CORSO SATURDAY: FROM NOORDWIJK TO HAARLEM
This 42 km long parade of floats decorated with beautiful hyacinths and other colourful spring bulb flowers is a sight to behold. The Bloemencorso of the Bollenstreek covers no less than 5 days from 14th to 18th April. All villages and towns in the bulb growing district in the west of the Netherlands together with the flower city of Haarlem are involved in the many Corso activities, The highlight is Corso Saturday when the Corso travels from Noordwijk to Haarlem. Discover the route and download the map.
CORSO STANDS WITH COVERED SEATING
Experience the Corso from one of our seated stands where you can sit comfortably with an excellent view and watch the floats passing by. Stands can be found in Sassenheim, Lisse and Hillegom. Add a lunch, organised walk through the bulb fields or a workshop to complete the experience.
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Various options are available in the vicinity of the parade for (free) parking. Follow your gps to the locatie indicated and from there a taffic warden will direct you to the nearest available spot. There is a limited number of parking spaces available for handicapped visitors on the actual site.
Choose your spot to view the Corso. The surrounding roads will be closed for an hour prior to and following the parade for all traffic. We recommend that you arrive at the Corso town centres on public transport (www.9292.nl), by bicycle or on foot. Enjoy the various terrasses serving refreshments along the way.
BEHIND THE SCENES
For three days from Wednesday 14th to Friday morning 16th April you can watch the art of decorating the floats in The Klinkenberg tennis hall in Sassenheim. Hundreds of volunteers are busily attaching the millions of flowers. With luck you may get a chance to give them a hand.
On Friday evening 16th April you can view the Corso in a different light. At 9 p.m. we illuminate the floats with thousands of lamps as they drive through the charming village of Noordwijkerhout. An experience not to be missed.
On Sunday 18th April, the floats are on show one last time in the historical floral city of Haarlem. Use the opportunity to take perfect pictures surrounded by music and entertainment while enjoying a drink at one of the cafes. At 5 p.m. we wave the floats a final goodbye.
THE MOST SPECTACULAR SPRING FESTIVAL IN THE NETHERLANDS
The Bloemencorso of the Bollenstreek is the largest spring festival in The Netherlands. This colourful, fragrant spectacle is celebrated annually during one week of the year by more than one million visitors. The main highlight of the event is the Corso Saturday when the colourful floats and the luxury vehicles decorated in masses of flowers travel the 42 km route. The addition of cheerful music from the marching bands and amusement on and around the floats all contribute to the excitement of the event as experienced by the stream of visitors from home and abroad.
FOLLOW THE CORSO LIVE
The Bollenstreek Bloemencorso can be followed via our Livestream. Watch and enjoy the colourful splendour from the comfort of your easy chair as the parade traverses the Bollenstreek.
ENJOY THE FLOWERS
The Golden Triangle is the powerful synergy between the bulb fields, the Keukenhof and the Bloemencorso Bollenstreek. As showpiece for the trade, we show respect for the traditions of our area and the crops from the land.
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Bloemencorso 2022 | 20th to 24th April 2022